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IT Leadership Insights by Future Processing is an online programme is for CIOs and senior IT executives who struggle with meeting their business’ needs with current IT and are considering outsourcing as a solution. We talk with the industry’s leaders to gain their perspective on IT, outsourcing, business and nearshoring and get them to share their insights and advice.

IT Leadership Insights by Future Processing is an online programme is for CIOs and senior IT executives who struggle with meeting their business’ needs with current IT and are considering outsourcing as a solution. We talk with the industry’s leaders to gain their perspective on IT, outsourcing, business and nearshoring and get them to share their insights and advice.

Location:

United States

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IT Leadership Insights by Future Processing is an online programme is for CIOs and senior IT executives who struggle with meeting their business’ needs with current IT and are considering outsourcing as a solution. We talk with the industry’s leaders to gain their perspective on IT, outsourcing, business and nearshoring and get them to share their insights and advice.

Language:

English


Episodes

How technology has transformed telemedicine. Consumer benefits of telehealth.

6/22/2021
Medicine 20 years ago and medicine today is not the same science in terms of technological acceleration it has faced throughout the years. It seems that 2020 made it even more advanced and technology-oriented considering the ongoing pandemics and the need to limit in-person appointment but maintain the same level, or at least close level, of access for the patients. In 2019, less than 10% of consumers had a telehealth visit within the past year. In 2020 such visits became a must-have and...

Duration:00:28:39

Journey to the cloud on an enterprise scale

6/4/2021
Most enterprises have already started their Journey to the Cloud, more or less. The industry faces a revolution in a way key players provide services and move from traditional IT to modern, faster and scalable tools. But the bigger the organisation is, the harder the journey. Challenges of knowledge transfer, overcoming siloes, communication, getting rid of legacy, managing risk and staying on top of a huge cloud migration - there's plenty of things to watch out for. Luckily our guest today...

Duration:00:29:55

The challenges of change management

6/2/2021
Today’s the most volatile and uncertain time for businesses worldwide – it's a fact you can’t deny. Moreover, if you expect things will go quiet and peaceful again, you’re most likely wrong. VUCA is the new normal and is here to stay. Bearing that in mind, it’s good to understand how to stay on top of change and manage the disruption. The pandemics has only accelerated the need for change management, forcing companies to go through digital transformation in their organizations to stay on...

Duration:00:22:09

The challenges of running a leading eCommerce site

5/14/2021
In a competitive market, customers expect access 24x7 to the eCommers site from any device, and if they can’t buy what they want when they want, they will simply go elsewhere. John Lewis is one of the UKs leading eCommerce platforms, with a demand profile which is massively influenced by promotional activity such as Black Friday. To illustrate that - February is a low point in Retail as customers finances are recovering from Christmas, customer orders might be as low as 200/hr yet peak at...

Duration:00:17:56

The payments point of view

5/6/2021
From cash and checks to e-wallets: real-time, global, secure digital payments - the landscape of the payments industry has changed drastically in the recent years. Nonetheless, the disruption is still only ahead of us and it's worth understanding what payment trends will shape the way the market goes. New technology, customer behaviour, ever-growing competition force the industry to revisit its fundamentals.

Duration:00:42:25

COVID-19 business takeaways

4/7/2021
In 2020 doing business became very difficult and unpredictable all around the globe. The pandemic was unexpected and none of us was truly prepared for it. It’s been almost a year now that we live in a world, we do not dare to call normal yet, however, it is a world which we are involuntarily getting used to – businesswise too. It’s impossible to predict when COVID-19 will cease to be threat to business, but what we can do is look at 2020, reflect upon it and draw conclusions for the...

Duration:00:15:03

Digital Transformation in the economic theory of Kondratieff wave

3/1/2021
No doubt we are witnesses to a huge industry disruption which is caused by the digital transformation. It affects not only the IT world, but a lot of innovative industries, changing the world we know as we speak. But how to predict what impact will it have and how to embed it in the economics? Our guest will tell us more about the economic perspective of the disruption and how it is reflected in the Kondratieff Wave theory. It is especially interesting to investors and governments since it...

Duration:00:22:00

Scaling AI - how to make it successful

2/17/2021
AI offers plenty of benefits, but before bringing those end-goals to life, AI has to be scaled and here the statistics are truly bothering. In fact, even though more than 90% of organisations are investing in AI today, only 17% have been able to scale it. It seems that finding a balance between the strategy and AI is not easy. Today we are going to discuss if there is anything we can change in order to increase our success rate in that matter.

Duration:00:20:12

The Future of Work

2/4/2021
More and more companies are moving towards digital transformation of their businesses. This time though, it looks like the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated changes in organisations that specifically touch upon the human aspect of the business directly. As the “The Future of Jobs Survey” reveals, “50% of employers will accelerate the automation of their work, while over 80% are set to expand the digitization of their work processes. That means that some jobs that have been lost will never come...

Duration:00:34:34

The future of Smart Mobility

1/27/2021
Technology is already broadly used to help cities and businesses develop sustainable mobility solutions. But smart mobility is about more than just bringing people to their destinations in a quicker, safer and a more sustainable manner. It's a trend that can (and should!) potentially disrupt the way we 'use' cities and force us to rethink crucial aspects of our daily lifes.

Duration:00:20:38

The possibilities of Data

1/15/2021
While the world is becoming more and more interconnected, organizations, people and last, but not least – devices produce enormous amounts of data. The question arises – do we take advantage of the data we collect at our organization? Do we know what potential it provides? Can any strategic decisions be optimized by taking look at the data we already have? These are fundamental questions we would like to try answering during our conversation.

Duration:00:23:06

Tech driving the world change

12/17/2020
Today, technology is more than just an integral part of business success. It's a driving factor of world change in a broad sense. As a consequence of a digital era, we harness mobile, cloud, AI, ML, data and soon quantum computing not only to improve operations, but also daily life of whole societies, facilitating globalization and translating into GDP. The pace of change is rapid already, and technology only increases these processes. Luckily, it's not a bad news. People are leveraging...

Duration:00:18:30

AI and NLP - use cases in the Financial Services sector

12/8/2020
Hours are currently spent sifting through large amounts of textual and numerical data, either to make risk decisions or discover whether information on a particular client is held somewhere internally. No one's really keen on doing the mundane, repeatable work and luckily, AI comes to the rescue. New machine learning models allow for, among others, organisations within the Financial Sector to use NLP to quickly condense relevant information, from any source – from extensive due diligence...

Duration:00:17:41

What it takes to be a digital optimist?

11/26/2020
Many people are reluctant or hesitant when it comes to embracing technology. No wonder, as in a constantly changing world, it is easy to dismiss or shrug off the never ending stream of new things that are thrown our way. On the other hand, there are people like, Geronimo, who calls himself a Digital Optimist. For Geronimo, it's important to make the most of the positive aspect the technology brings to the table, and he spreads this word across the local community. In this episode I ask him...

Duration:00:24:04

Building and managing high-performing teams

9/16/2020
Mike Sturrock, an experienced CIO working with global, renowned brands, with a strong track record delivering top line growth and bottom line returns. Mike achieved these outstanding results through well proven skills in leadership, and the ability to create cohesive teams which deliver well in excess of both their own and corporate expectations. In this conversation, we focus on this timeless leadership challenge - how to build and sustain a team that will exceed expectations.

Duration:00:29:28

Reshaping financial services

8/20/2020
The financial landscape and ecosystem as a whole is under pressure. Regulation and security, challenges of collaborations between financial institutions, increasing role of consumers and technology are fueling the Fintech transformation. Together with Daria Dubinina, we discuss how businesses could use facilitation in creating financial products, and how leverage current market opportunities.

Duration:00:24:33

Sourcing during Covid crisis

8/20/2020
When corona-crisis started, business went from panic to acceptation, and organisations are now almost used to the new normal. No one knows how long current situation will continue. In this conversation we cover how can the sourcing business adapt and what can companies do to come out of it stronger than before.

Duration:00:21:40

Business at the speed of light

7/31/2020
Steve Watson, Peru's Consulting Principal Consultant, once wrote a great piece on how adopting high speed fibre broadband allows businesses to focus on the benefits realisation opportunities this technology transformation presents. In this episode, I ask Steve a few questions and dig deeper into the topic of how technology can be leveraged to reduce businesses operating costs, increase revenues, and/or improve our businesses ability to innovate.

Duration:00:13:46

Data as an open banking enabler

6/2/2020
Embracing open banking is already key to remaining competitive and accessible, especially when it comes to data connectivity and aggregation. Today every company is a data company, but possessing data is one thing, and making a reasonable use of it - another. In this episode Julien Cousineau, CTO at Flinks, shares his thoughts on what open banking is all about, how to make use of data and how to innovate in the sphere of financial services.

Duration:00:24:40

Challenges of building software in Insurtech

5/4/2020
Since technology is everywhere, people expect digitisation also in terms of insurance. Michał Grela and Jay Antonio, an Insuretech expert, discuss trends as well as problems with large systems and figure out why insurers are still reluctant to introduce innovative approaches. They also deliberate if software can be considered a tool to convince customers of the importance of insurance.

Duration:00:25:50